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by piller
Sun Jul 05, 2020 8:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Talo's Wiley Clapp Carryhawk.... NICE!
Replies: 5
Views: 172

Re: Talo's Wiley Clapp Carryhawk.... NICE!

PillHer has a Bearkat with birdshead grips. OK in a .22lr. Seems to me that they would be uncomfortable with much power.
by piller
Sun Jul 05, 2020 2:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My best Cane
Replies: 15
Views: 254

Re: My best Cane

I don't have the pictures anymore, but a few years ago I made a cane for my Dad out of Black Walnut with a warthog tusk handle. I posted it here one time.
by piller
Sat Jul 04, 2020 2:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Guess we wont see GK or Nath for awhile...
Replies: 6
Views: 157

Re: Guess we wont see GK or Nath for awhile...

Sniff! Blaine would be proud! :lol:
by piller
Sat Jul 04, 2020 2:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: a picture for July 4th..
Replies: 6
Views: 156

Re: a picture for July 4th..

I like it.
by piller
Sat Jul 04, 2020 2:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Um, There's a Spitfire in the Living Room...
Replies: 7
Views: 222

Re: Um, There's a Spitfire in the Living Room...

Thanks for the information. Much appreciated!

That is an example of why I like this forum. Cool pictures and a lot of knowledge.
by piller
Sat Jul 04, 2020 2:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy 4th!
Replies: 4
Views: 63

Re: Happy 4th!

Vote for Independence. Yay! Happy 4th All Y'All.
by piller
Sat Jul 04, 2020 2:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Guess we wont see GK or Nath for awhile...
Replies: 6
Views: 157

Re: Guess we wont see GK or Nath for awhile...

Bars in Texas have been closed again. I haven't been to a bar since 1994. Not sure if they are still what I remember.
by piller
Sat Jul 04, 2020 1:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My first wooden bucket, plus canteen
Replies: 71
Views: 702

Re: My first wooden bucket, plus canteen

Thosw would look right at home on a re-enactor for something like the war between the States.
by piller
Sat Jul 04, 2020 1:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Overloading a Sixgun
Replies: 25
Views: 531

Re: Overloading a Sixgun

Mistakes can, and do happen. Not to everyone. Some people are cautious enough that they never have things like that happen, BUT the chances of a mistake go up with every time you reload. Funny, but I remember RKrodle having a rifle barrel split open because a wasp crawled in unnoticed while the gun ...
by piller
Sat Jul 04, 2020 1:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4829
Views: 79061

Re: The Gun Room

Not to be a wet blanket, but pneumothorax can be a symptom of mild to VERY BAD issues. Prayers up that it was just mild and temporary. Until he gets a clean bill of health, keep the prayers going. I have seen it as the worst you can ask for. That poor guy was a dead man walking by the time he sought...
by piller
Sat Jul 04, 2020 1:35 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: "Just let your house burn..."
Replies: 9
Views: 157

Re: "Just let your house burn..."

Maybe in Round Rock you could get that Soldier's ghost who hangs out near the river just a little South of the College to come and help. Stories are that he is pleasant to those who are respectful. If you believe in such things. 8)
by piller
Sat Jul 04, 2020 1:32 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: "Just let your house burn..."
Replies: 9
Views: 157

Re: "Just let your house burn..."

Too bad they are not in Texas. OK, there are a few areas which need some improvement, but for the most part it is pretty good. Stand your ground law and Castle Doctrine in place. Plenty of gun ranges. Mostly Pro Gun and Pro Freedom. I would bet that if they were in Texas, they would have a lot of he...
by piller
Fri Jul 03, 2020 3:59 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: DFW Clay County....
Replies: 1
Views: 44

Re: DFW Clay County....

Sounds as if he is what we need in that job.
by piller
Fri Jul 03, 2020 3:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Overloading a Sixgun
Replies: 25
Views: 531

Re: Overloading a Sixgun

That makes me think "Ouch!".
by piller
Fri Jul 03, 2020 3:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Question / POLL
Replies: 89
Views: 911

Re: Question / POLL

My son likes his plastic wondernine and his modular rifle. At least he likes to shoot. He is 26.
by piller
Fri Jul 03, 2020 3:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Africa Taught Me
Replies: 10
Views: 340

Re: What Africa Taught Me

Meek had a little different meaning when the KJV bible was printed. It meant more like one who follows their leader with loyalty than a milquetoast. Still, those loyal to the leadership of GOD have been promised that they will inherit. A good soldier can follow orders and win battles without being t...
by piller
Fri Jul 03, 2020 3:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Could sure use some prayers tonight
Replies: 16
Views: 239

Re: Could sure use some prayers tonight

Great news. How is she doing mentally now? Probably feeling relieved.
by piller
Fri Jul 03, 2020 3:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My first wooden bucket, plus canteen
Replies: 71
Views: 702

Re: My first wooden bucket, plus canteen

If you lightly toast the inside with a flame of the oak ones before you put them together, would they be good for keeping the whiskey in?
by piller
Fri Jul 03, 2020 3:33 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: The Coronavirus 'surge'
Replies: 5
Views: 97

Re: The Coronavirus 'surge'

Wearing a mask actually can cauae a decrease in the amount of oxygen you inhale by keeping the carbon dioxide close to your mouth and nose. Why do you think that so many carbon dioxide headaches are being reported?
by piller
Thu Jul 02, 2020 10:17 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: The Coronavirus 'surge'
Replies: 5
Views: 97

Re: The Coronavirus 'surge'

This surge seems to be just at the right time to make things look bad.
by piller
Thu Jul 02, 2020 10:15 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: The BIG Question for 2020....
Replies: 4
Views: 167

Re: The BIG Question for 2020....

It is concerning.
by piller
Thu Jul 02, 2020 10:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I am the......
Replies: 5
Views: 188

Re: I am the......

I feel a big disturbance in the force. Thousands of Mayan spirits suddenly cringed and shuddered.
by piller
Thu Jul 02, 2020 10:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Red dots and sixguns: just how far?
Replies: 11
Views: 230

Re: Red dots and sixguns: just how far?

Probably just as good as the person on the trigger. Certainly worth a try.
by piller
Thu Jul 02, 2020 10:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Today's senior moment
Replies: 6
Views: 197

Re: Today's senior moment

Could have been worse. Preparation H. Ugghhh! Bleccch!
by piller
Thu Jul 02, 2020 10:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: half inch AR
Replies: 7
Views: 179

Re: half inch AR

I need to get dies for my .458 SoCom project gun. It is all put together, but not yet fired. Brass and dies are going to be acquired soon. I already have some powder that is listed as working for it. Some .458 bullets for my .45-70 are listed as working well. I know that it is not a big half inch wi...
by piller
Thu Jul 02, 2020 9:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Question / POLL
Replies: 89
Views: 911

Re: Question / POLL

Bronco wrote:
Thu Jul 02, 2020 7:36 am
69
I know the difference between "child like" and childish", most of the time. I strive to be child like, fighting the notion to act like an old man ! If I can remember it :D
Having fun where and when you can is a good way to stay healthy.
by piller
Thu Jul 02, 2020 9:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4829
Views: 79061

Re: The Gun Room

Close flash of lightning and a boom of thunder so soon that they seem to be one simultaneous occurence will sure get your attention.
by piller
Thu Jul 02, 2020 12:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: from Robert Ruark
Replies: 8
Views: 293

Re: from Robert Ruark

How you treat those who cannot advance your position in life shows much. Character is highly important.
by piller
Thu Jul 02, 2020 12:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: American Ingenuity
Replies: 13
Views: 351

Re: American Ingenuity

It seems to me that we are probably going to see a total breakdown of society in a few months. Having a way to warn us of intruders may be a good thing. Besides, mice do not yet have Lawyers.
by piller
Thu Jul 02, 2020 12:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A 38-55 I missed....
Replies: 7
Views: 270

Re: A 38-55 I missed....

Nice. I bet a 38-55 would be just as capable now as it was back when it was new.
by piller
Wed Jul 01, 2020 11:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: rare rossi rifle
Replies: 6
Views: 205

Re: rare rossi rifle

I am going to have to take good care of mine when I use it.
by piller
Wed Jul 01, 2020 11:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Question / POLL
Replies: 89
Views: 911

Re: Question / POLL

That is because we used the Single Action Colts and Winchesters to kill off the last of the dinosaurs. They will have to hunt Gumby with their Glocks.
by piller
Wed Jul 01, 2020 11:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: half inch AR
Replies: 7
Views: 179

Re: half inch AR

It's Bouquet! Photo Bouquet! If Sheridan were here, he would be properly apalled.
by piller
Wed Jul 01, 2020 11:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Question / POLL
Replies: 89
Views: 911

Re: Question / POLL

:lol: :lol: :lol: You are mostly a bunch of old guys. No need to be ancient and grumpy. Be careful that you all stay healthy so you can pass all that accumulated wisdom along. I think Jim T., Blaine, and Doc AJ have got the concept figured out. I think I was born a grumpy old man. Learning to relax ...
by piller
Wed Jul 01, 2020 11:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4829
Views: 79061

Re: The Gun Room

Gunny, +1 on the pumpkin. I have a little chihuahua who gets plugged up on occasion. A spoonful of pumpkin and she gets regular very quickly. There, said it without causing issues for the moderators. No intention of using 4 letter words, just trying to get a concept across without causing a problem.
by piller
Wed Jul 01, 2020 11:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4829
Views: 79061

Re: The Gun Room

Cool.
by piller
Wed Jul 01, 2020 10:41 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Im in love.
Replies: 24
Views: 431

Re: Im in love.

Nice looking motorcycle. I hope someone puts a few gentle miles on it.
by piller
Tue Jun 30, 2020 10:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Could sure use some prayers tonight
Replies: 16
Views: 239

Re: Could sure use some prayers tonight

Prayers up.
by piller
Tue Jun 30, 2020 10:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4829
Views: 79061

Re: The Gun Room

No, no dead people inside me. The dentist tried, and it came out. Most of the time, it is added to the patient's own bone. They seldom tell you that they have done it.
by piller
Tue Jun 30, 2020 11:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4829
Views: 79061

Re: The Gun Room

I have several dental implants. Strong bone in my jaws and weak teeth. I inherited weak teeth from my Mother. One time, my Dentist could not get the drill to go straight, so she put a piece of cadaver bone -a common procedure- in to promote new bone growth so she could try again. 6 months later, the...
by piller
Tue Jun 30, 2020 11:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4829
Views: 79061

Re: The Gun Room

Gunny, hope she heals up right this time. Crazy as it sounds, lavender scented air fresheners can help calm down pets. You might want to have your whole house smell like lavender so that all your fur people stay calm for a few days. The first couple of days of healing are the most critical. If all g...
by piller
Mon Jun 29, 2020 8:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4829
Views: 79061

Re: The Gun Room

Probably was Dopey for a while. Glad she wasn't Sneezy. If she is Grumpy for too long, call Doc. Do not be Bashful.
by piller
Sun Jun 28, 2020 8:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My first wooden bucket, plus canteen
Replies: 71
Views: 702

Re: My first wooden bucket

How about a cask? Of Mead? Once you get it to not leak, we should all meet up someplace at a lake.
by piller
Sun Jun 28, 2020 8:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Question / POLL
Replies: 89
Views: 911

Re: Question / POLL

rossim92 wrote:
Sun Jun 28, 2020 5:44 pm
I turned 57 today! :D
Happy Birthday!
by piller
Sun Jun 28, 2020 5:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Basic Gun Handling - more complex than I thought...
Replies: 6
Views: 203

Re: Basic Gun Handling - more complex than I thought...

She could teach almost anyone about gun handling. That lady can shoot. Of course, she has one of the best teaching her.
by piller
Sun Jun 28, 2020 4:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Gun Room
Replies: 4829
Views: 79061

Re: The Gun Room

Never heard of it.
by piller
Sun Jun 28, 2020 12:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Think AOC Has America's Best Interests at Heart? Think Again!!
Replies: 7
Views: 225

Re: Think AOC Has America's Best Interests at Heart? Think Again!!

She is more evil than I thought she was. I just thought she was stupid. I am now aware that the stupidity is not as severe as I thought, but that it is mixed with evil.
by piller
Sun Jun 28, 2020 12:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Africa Taught Me
Replies: 10
Views: 340

Re: What Africa Taught Me

Lot of WISDOM in those simple concepts.
by piller
Sun Jun 28, 2020 12:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Question / POLL
Replies: 89
Views: 911

Re: Question / POLL

55 years. About 30 when I started reloading. Still just a beginner.